Sun.Jun 19, 2022

Torrent Site Blockades Don’t Change Old Piracy Habits Right Away


In March, a Dutch court ordered local ISP Delta to block access to the torrent sites 1337x, LimeTorrents, YTS, RARBG, Kickasstorrents and EZTV. In addition to the main domains, a long list of proxies and mirrors are included as well. And if new domains pop up, these can be swiftly blocked too.

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Unified Patents is Seeking a Senior Patent Counsel

IP Watchdog

Unified Patents is again growing its legal department, and seeks to add an experienced, registered patent attorney. This is a full-time, permanent, remote position in Washington, DC area.


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IP Reveries: Class 4.1 Ruminating on the “R – Rights” of IPR!


The IP Reveries series is an experimental ‘fun’ series set in an imaginary classroom where we are using a dialogue format to raise questions and discussions around IP that traditionally don’t find a place to get voiced either due to long standing assumptions, or due to being seen as ‘too trivial’ to discuss in more formal settings.

Nominative fair use: The Second Circuit names names

Likelihood of Confusion

Nominative fair — the “unauthorized” use of a trademark as a trademark specifically to invoke the trademark, as opposed to its “non-trademark” use to describe the alleged infringer’s goods or services.

IPO Diversity in Innovation Toolkit

Women and diverse employees have the technical skill and knowledge, yet their contributions are not patented at the same rate as those of their male counterparts.This toolkit can help organizations move the needle on achieving gender parity in innovation.

Delhi High Court on ‘Specified Value’ of IP suits under Commercial Courts Act


Justice Pratibha Singh of the Delhi High Court, vide judgment dated 3 June 2022 in Vishal Pipes Limited v. Bhavya Pipe Industry , held that all the IPR disputes, irrespective of their valuations, should be listed before the commercial district court judges.

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Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2022-06-18

Barry Sookman

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2022-06-11 [link] 2022-06-12. AG Szpunar advises CJEU not to extend direct liability for trade mark infringement to operators of online marketpla… [link] 2022-06-12. Copyright Office Sued For Refusing To Register AI-Made Work [link] 2022-06-13.

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Patently-O Bits and Bytes by Juvan Bonni


Recent Headlines in the IP World: Christopher Yasiejko: Apple Escapes Potential New Trial in $506 Million Patent Dispute (Source: Bloomberg Law). Blake Brittain: Apple Loses Bid for Third Trial in $300 Million Wireless Patent Case (Source: Reuters). Blake Brittain: U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Review Amazon, Websites’ Win in Patent Case (Source: Reuters). Phil Taber: Taber Innovation Group Secures Canadian Patent for First Responder Location and Monitoring System (Source: Yahoo Finance).

Quick Links from the Past Year, Part 4 (The Algorithms; Facebook)

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

[Shoutout to all of the dads out there! ]. The Algorithms. What would happen if FB turned off its newsfeed algorithm? In February 2018, a Facebook researcher all but shut off the News Feed ranking algorithm for.05% of Facebook users. What happens if we delete ranked News Feed?”